Stephanie A. Montague


Ms. Montague focuses on first-party insurance bad faith litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and other tort liability cases in both state and federal courts. She has expertise in sales, marketing and coverage matters for personal and commercial lines of insurance, emphasizing lawyers’ professional liability, motor vehicle, and homeowners insurance. Her experience includes all phases of civil litigation from discovery and pre-trial matters, trials, mediations, arbitrations, and appeals at the state and federal levels.

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado


Denver Office
1001 17th Street
Suite 300
Denver, CO 80202


JD: University of Denver College of Law, 1995
BA: University of Texas at Austin, 1991, Government


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Career Distinctions & Honors
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, Distinguished Peer Review Rated
Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Associaiton
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Women’s Bar Association
  • Colorado Defense Lawyers Association, Treasurer, 2023-present; Secretary, 2022-2023; Legislative Committee Member
  • Pompa v. American Family Mut. Ins. Co., 506 F. Supp. 2d 412 (D.Colo. 2007)
  • American Standard Ins. Co. v. Savainano, 298 F. Supp. 2d 1092 (D.Colo. 2003)
  • State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Stein, 940 P.2d 384 (Colo. 1997)
  • Carlisle v. Farmers Ins. Exch., 946 P.2d 555 (Colo. App. 1997)
  • Martinez v. Allstate, 961 P.2d 531 (Colo. App. 1997)
  • Travelers v. Mid-Century Ins. Co., 961 P. 2d 509 (Colo. App. 1997)
  • Mid-Century Ins. Co. v. Travelers, 982 P.2d 310 (Colo. 1999)
  • Fazio v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., 520 F.3d 1139 (10th Cir. 2008)
  • Browning v. Am. Fam. Mut. Ins. Co., 396 Fed. Appx. 496 (10th Cir. 2010)
  • Licensed Colorado Property and Casualty Insurance Producer, 2008-2014
Business & Community Service
  • Colorado Bar Exam Grader, Colorado Supreme Court, 2019 to present
  • Volunteer, Attorney Auditor and Monitor Program, Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Regulation, 2011 to present
  • Volunteer, Mentoring Program, University of Denver Strum College of Law, Denver, Colorado, 2012 to present
  • Volunteer Judge, DU/CU Transactional Negotiation Competition, University of Denver Strum College of Law, October 2014
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